The Missionaries (Libraria Castalia Edition)


The Missionaries is a story of the collision of three cultures. A brilliant tale of ineptitude, self-righteousness, and human folly, it combines the mordant wit of W. Somerset Maugham with a sense of humor reminiscent of P.G. Wodehouse. A shamelessly funny novel that truly has to be read to be believed!

Author Owen Stanley is an Australian explorer, a philosopher, and a poet who speaks seven languages. He is at much at home in the remote jungles of the South Pacific as flying his Staudacher aerobatic plane, deep-sea diving, or translating the complete works of Charles Darwin into Tok Pisin.

This is the Book # 1 of the Libraria Castalia, featuring:

  • Genuine Italian goatskin binding
  • 22k gold cover, spine, and back
  • Gilded page edges
  • Archival-quality paper
  • Original interior layout
  • Limited edition of 50

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